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MINNEAPOLIS.
OFFICE 20 SOUTH FOURTH STREET.
MINNEAPOLIS GLOBUELS.
The Jury in the case of C. Wright Davison
vs. Hill, Sons & Co., have failed to agree and
was discharged by Judge Elliott.
On account of the policeniens picnic today
the municipal court will have only one ses
sion, opening at 7:30 o'clock a. m.
Judge Smith has completed his Wright
county term of court and is again at his
post of duty, taking charge of the civil Jury
calendar.
Schedules in the" assignment of the I. E.
Burt Portrait company have been filed and
place the liabilities at 2t*,068.56 and the prob
able value of the assets at $32,419.07.
It is announced that John P. St. John,
formerly national standard bearer of the
Prohibition party, will be In Minneapolis and
give a public lecture Monday evening, June i
Miss Hetty Maude Lewis, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. B. N. Lewis, and Horace J. Shot
well were married at noon in Fifth Avenue
Congregational church. Rev. J, E. Smith
officiating. The church was profusely dec
orated with palms and smilax.
The will of the late Sander Segelbaum
was filed in the probate court yesterday,
leaving a $300,000 es.tate In bulk to the widow.
Of this amount, $250,000 is in improved real
estate, $30,000 in unimproved realty and the j
balance is personal property.
Mrs. Carrie Millward, the cornetist, yes- I
terday received her diploma and medal !
awarded by the Columbian exposition, depart- I
ment of music, for her playing. The medal
is in the usual form, of bronze, and en
closed in a handsome white metal case.
MaJ. Stillwell, of the Salvation Army, is
In New York attending the national council
of officers of the army there. He has been
relieved of the command of this division,
and will not return to Minneapolis. Who
his successor will be is not as yet decided.
The marriage of Miss Grace Woodard to
Edgar A. Smith was solemnized at 11 o'clock
at the residence of the bride's brother, F. R.
Woodard, 2104 Park avenue. Rev. George I
D. Black, of Park Avenue Congregational I
church, was the officiating clergyman, with |
a small company of sixteen guests present.
The ceremony of marriage uniting Miss ]
Frederika Shaw Barnard, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. John F. Barnard, and William Ar- !
thur Howland was performed yesterday at '
high noon at the bride's home, 921 Chicago
avenue, by Rev. Nathaniel Thomas, of Leav
enworth, Kan., who Is officiating in St.
Mark's during the absence of the rector.
Tho wedding company numbered forty rel
atives and intimate friends.
NOTES WERE FORGERIES.
Grave Chara*es Mnde by Mrs. Corri
gan Aguiust Her Ex-Husband.
The evidence for the plaintiff in the action
brought by the Irish-American bank against
the American Savings and Loan association
will take a rather startling turn some time
during the introduction of the evidence for
the plantiff in an affidavit in which forgery
Is charged.
In looking up the notes held as collaterel
It was discovered that there were three
notes bearing the signature of Mrs. J. R.
Corrigan. When the notes were presented
for payment, Mrs. Corrigan at once denied
them, and afterward she stated that she
would swear that they wero not notes of
her making. She was very diffident about
coming into court, however, and wanted to
get some way out of that publicity if pos
sible. It was finally agreed by both parties,
the defense consenting to the move, that her
disposition might be taken and used for the
purposes of the trial.
The pjalntiffs attorneys have tho affidavit
ready to produce, and it states positively
that the notes are forgeries. The matter Is
all the more significant when it is consid
ered that J. R. Corrigan left the city some
time ago under a cloud, and that his wife
obtained a divorce from him not long after
ward. The affidavit will be used in showing
the value of securities.
IS A PRIVATE AGAIN.
Timothy E. Byrnes Returns From St.
Louis.
"Tls pleasant sure to see one's name in
print," said Private Citizen Timothy E.
Byrnes, as he alighted from a St. Louis train
yesterday and extended the hand that had
held Hanna's, "but I've had a gemee] suf
ficiency."
"Yes, I'll admit I divided attention with
Mr. Hanna for three days, ' went on the door
tender extraordinary, "but you see my lame
was transient. If I had been 20 years younj-er
the fulsome adula-ion which was lavished
upon me in my official capacity would have
turned my head, for a sergeant-at-arnis of a
Republican national convin-'.m is a pr^ity
big man." Here Mr. Byrnes squared him
self and patted his LOO juunJs of avorduicis.
"But I'd rather talk about whittling lhan tbe
convention. Ask me auyiatng .-lse. How's
Hennepin and who's governor.*
MINNESOTA SILVERITES.
They Are Called to Meet In Conven
tion July 10.
A call for a mass convention of free silver
coinage believers, to be held at Harmonia
hall, July 16, was Issued yesterday by James
W. Griffin, of this city, member for Minne
sota of the national committee of the Amer
ican Silver organization. The object of the
convention is to elect thirty delegates to rep
resent Minnesota at the national convention
of the organization to be held at St. Louis
July 22, for the purpose of nominating can
didates for president and vice president of
the United Stajtes. Any qualified voter of the
State who believes in the free coinage move
ment as set forth in the principles. of the
American Silver organization is entitled to a
seat. The call announces that distinguished
speakers and advocates of bimetallism will be
present.
Jeffrey A Co.'s Loss $35,000.
The fire In the premises of T. Jeffrey &
Company's store, 623-25 Nicollet avenue,
Tuesday night, proved even more disastrous
than at first thought The contents of the
store were practically a total loss, approach
ing the $35,000 limit. It was partially cov
ered by Insurance. The building, which is
owned by Ellas Fitterling, was damaged to
the extent of $10j000, and was fully cov
ered by insurance. r
Children Cry for
Pitcher's Castoria.
"Wedding* at Pennville.
Special to the Globe.
RENVILLE, Minn., June 24.—The social
event of the season occurred this evening at
the pleasant home of Mr. and Mrs. C. Hen
ring, this city, in the marriage of their
daughter Berdie to Theodore Cartens, a ris
ing young business man of Medford, Wis.
. ——
Firebugs in a LnmberYard.
Special to the Globe.
WINONA, Minn., June 24.—Fire in the lum
ber yard of Youmans Bros. & Hcdgins caused
slight damage, though the fire department
had a hard flght to subdue it. -The fire was
evidently incendiary, and apparently the
work of some one acquainted with the yard.
The oompany recently discharged several
men.
HAVE YOU A RUPTURE?
Do You Wear a Truss?
Would You Like to Throw It Away?
Then. Why Don't You Do It?
It Can Be Done! It Is a New Discovery!
Come and see us! We will cure you ! A new
method for the Complete Cure of Rupture I
No cutting! No detention from business!
No wearing of an uncomfortable harness I No
application of caustic pastes or plasters I
Rupture Is Cured at Dr. Brialey's Office,
251, 253 and 255 Nicollet Aye.,
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MINNEAPOLIS, - - ■■■■;■* -* MINN.
•HUM tMAjfau . „ £
We will forfeit $100 for every case our new m/esbqd fails to cure.
Come and find out about it. It will cost you nothing.
TWO BIG PAfIRDES
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS ASD VETER
ANS ARRANGE IHEM FOR
TLtE TWIN CITIES.
THERE WILL BE NO CLASH.
VISITORS IN EACH CITY HUE
AMPLE OPPORTUNITY' TO WIT
NESS BOTH JSVBSIS.
MILL MAN'S HORRIULE FATE.
Numerous Bridal Couples Made Hap
py—General News of the Mill
City.
The conference committee, composed
of the members of the Grand Army of
the Republic, the Knights of Pythias
and the Carnival Association, held a
meeting yesterday afternoon at the
Commercial Club. An enthusiastic
handful of men of the sort who always
do the work in big events was present,
and a fine program of entertainment
was mapped out for encampment week.
The G. A. R. was represented by Judge
Rea, William B. Roberts and Judge
Daniel Fish; the K. P. by Col.
Wheaton, Mayor Pratt and Robert
Stratton, while Secretary Danforth
stood for the Carnival Association and
the Commercial Club.
The G. A. R. contingent, which was
appointed by the St. Paul committee
to work in harmony with the other or
ganizations In the matter of providing
entertainment during the great Pyth
ian celebration, appeared well satis
fied with the arrangements now under
way by the K. P. and Carnival peo
ple. In fact the old soldiers feel that
theirs is but to do and die if needs be
to make the encampment the glorious
success that has been promised.
As a result of yesterday's conference,
the great parade of the G. A. R. vet
erans will be held Wednesday, Sept.
6, in St. Paul, and all Pythian attrac
tions will be scratched off the pro
gramme for that day to give the vis
iting knights and the thousands of
strangers who will be in the city, as
well as Minneapolis people, a chance
to see the grandest parade in all the
world. Then on the following day,
Thursday, Sept. 3, the great parade of
the uniformed knights will be held in
Minneapolis, when the same courteous
inducements to witness the parade will
be held out to the G. A. R. veterans
and the people of St. Paul.
It is proposed to make the day In
Minneapolis one long to be remembered
by the old soldiers. Reviewing stands
will be erected for the express benefit
of the veterans, and they will be ena
bled to witness a grand military spec
tacle directed by civilians. This ar
rangement will doubtless be so much
of a novelty to the G. A. R. hosts that
they will all come to Minneapolis oa
K. P. parade day. The parade will
comprise city and state officials in car
riages, and Commander-in-Chief Walk
er, of the G. A. R., has been asked to
take part.
In the evening the entire city will be
expected to turn out to a grand camp
fire to be tendered the veterans at the
exposition building. The carnival as
sociation and the K. P. decorating com
mittee will make the line of march
brilliant with special decorations and
fire displays, and a series of demonstra
tions will take place at the various re
viewing stands.
WORKED THE HONEST MERCHANTS
Crook Unearths a New Scheme for
Swindling*.
Inspectors Courtney and Morrlssey yester
day arrested a man giving the name of C.
E. Hamilton, charged with obtaining money
under false pretenses. He professeß to be
connected with Forepaugh and Sells Broth
ers' circus, and by that manner is said to
have made contracts with local meat mer
chants for supplying that traveling aggrega
tion on their contemplated visit to this city.
The ofHcers state the prisoner visited the
market of Witts Brothers, Nicollet avenue
and Fourth street, and contracted for $91
worth of goods. He is alleged to have said
to the dealers that their price was low and
that he would allow them one cent more per
Eound, and that differences would be divided
etween the meat dealers and himself, al
though he would turn into the manager of the
circus a bill for the entire amount On the
strength of that he was given a check for a
small amount. He Is charged with doing a
similar work with the Columbia Meat Mar
ket, Washington avenue south.
There arose a suspicion that the contractor
was not an authorized agent and the police
were notified. They located the prisoner in
a Jewelry store, where he had purchased a
watch charm and was tendering the check
of Witt Brothers in payment. He was ar
rested and taken to the Central station.
Asked for his credential, he produced a bill
of lading" and railroad transportation, made
out as belonging to the circus managers. The
latter, who were in St. Paul, were summoned
to this city. They denied that Hamilton had
any authority to effect contracts for them.
The ticket and bill of lading were claimed as
theirs, and it is thought the prisoner secured
them through the mails, as a portion of the
latter has been missing of late. The agents
for the circus stated they have had consid
erable trouble of late by bogus contractors,
especially in lowa and Ohio. An attempt
will be made to fasten upon the prisoner the
charge of tampering with the malls.
EIGHT HAPPY PEOPLE.
Four Pleastint Wedding* Events la
the Mill City Yesterday.
Among the many weddings of yesterday
was that of Miss May Snyder and Burton
Wilber Lyon, which took place at the resi
dence of the bride, 812 Fourteenth avenue,
south, Rev. H. W. Fraser officiating. The
ceremony was witnessed by some twenty
relatives and near friends.
Miss Mabel Bassett, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Bassett, of Hopkins, was mar
ried yesterday to Herbert Aberlee. The cere
mony took places at 2 o'clock in the after
noon in the pfretfelfce of fifty friends. Mr.
and Mrs. Aberlee left on the evening train for
an Eastern trip.
The marriage of Miss Hattle Felton to
Henry Colwell, solemnized yesterday after
noon at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. A. Y.
Felton, 1306 Fifth street, southeast, was a
quiet family wedding with forty connections
THE SAINT PAUIr GLOBKi THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1898,
present. Rev. George R. Merrill officiated at
the ceremony, which waa performed at 4
o'clock.
Miss Marie Antoinette Malmstedt and Bur
ton M. Smith were united In marriage last
evening at the home of the bride's mother
on Lake Harriet boulevard.
An early morning marriage took place in Dr.
Shutter's study In the Church of the Redeemer
when Miss Mabel Conkey and Eugene H. Day
were married in the presence of a few rela
tives and intimate friends. The wedding was
very informal and the friends gathered at 9
o'clock on verbal invitation. Mr. and Mrs.
Day left Immediately on their wedding trip.
They will be at home In Drezel court after
Oct. 1.
OLDEST SETTLER GONE.
Mrs, Harriet Newel Godfrey Sleeps
the Sleep of Death.
Mrs. Harriet Newel Godfrey, wife of Ard
Godfrey, passed away In death yesterday
afternoon at the advanced age of 80 years,
over half of which were spent in Minnesota.
Mrs. Godfrey came to St. Anthony Falls
forty-seven years ago, and at the time of
her decease was the oldest settler. Bhe
brought up a family of ten children, all but
two claiming Minneapolis as their birthplace
and home. A daughter, Hattle R. Godfrey,
was the first white child born within the
limits of Minneapolis. Mrs. Godfrey bore the
unusual distinction of taking part in the in
stitution of the first Masonic lodge organized
in the city. Cataract No. 2, A. P. and A M.
Although she was not a Mason, she acted in
the capacity of Tyler for the lodge, which
waa instituted and held its meetings in the
Godfrey house, still standing as one of the
town. landmarks.
FELL ON REVOLVING SAWS.
Mill Mail Meet* Horrible and Instant
Death,
Thomas E, Rourke, employed as edger In
the C. A. Smith lumber mill, accidentally
slipped and fell upon the saw while at work
last evening, and was instantly cut to death.
He had climbed over the carriage, and with
a wooden lever was in the act of raising, the
rear of the table when the lever broke.
Rourke was thrown forward upon the four
revolving saws. The back of his body and his
right side were cut In a horrible manner.
Immediate assistance was given, but before
the machinery could be stopped the man was
dead. Dr. W. F. Nye, deputy coroner, was
summoned, and ordered the removal of the
body to the county morgue. A post-mortem
examination will be held to-day, followed
by an inquest. Rourke was 34 years of age
and leaves a widow residing at 138 Fifth
street, north-east.
DONE IN COMMITTEES.
ravins Brick Contract Practically
Awarded.
The council committee on sewers which
met Tuesday recommended that the contract
for supplying 500,000 of aewer brick should
be let to Reldler & Aronson, of Chaska, at
$6.25 per thousand. This action, it is said,
will precipitate a lively flght in the council
when brought up at the next meeting.
The council committeee on roads and
bridges met yesterday afternoon and decided
to appropriate an additional $2,000 for the
construction of the proposed bridge over
Minnehaha creek at Nicollet avenue. The
opening of Nlnteenth avenue Northeast, a
portion of which Is now occupied by the
Northern Pacific railroad, was referred to
the city attorney. Action regarding the pro
posed bicycle path along Washington avenue
southeast and a petition from blcylists for
permission to use the sidewalks on Washing
ton avenue southeast to University avenue
and then to the St. Paul city limits was de
ferred until the next meeting.
The reservoir committee of the city coun
cil met yesterday afternoon to consider the
matter of additional funds with which to
complete the improvement. The question
was deferred until the next meeting.
BIKING INTO OFFICE.
The politico-bicycle movement is now on.
Many bicycle riders will from now on turn
their thoughts to matters political and lend
their every influence that such men as are
seeking the people's suffrage will place them
selves on record as willing to do everything
in their power to bring about such enact
ments as are within the border of common
sence, in the interest of the wheeling public.
Last evening a large and enthusiastic meet
ing was held in the ware-room of the Colum
bus Buggy Company, where resolutions were
adopted which will serve as an inspiration"
to those who will work for the political in
terest of the wheel. **•'""
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AN INDIAN TRAIL* v
Stumbled Across Traces of a Village
of Aborigines.
Relics which prove the existence of
an Indian village were discovered by
J. Wolford about five miles Northeast
of this place yesterday afternoon. Wol
ford was chopping wood on the bank
of a stream which flows into the Mul
lica river, and had cut into a large
clump of cedars, when his ax struck
the hull of a canoe, which was com
pletely covered by moss and mud.
Dropping his ax, he pulled away the
moss until he had uncovered the boat.
The canoe was four feet wide and
eighteen feet long, and would comfort
ably seat ten men. In the bottom
Wolford found a stone knife, about ten
inches long, with a finely carved
handle; stone hatchet, shaped like a
butcher's cleaver, and a large earthen
pot. The canoe had been cut out of a
log.
When Wolford came here with the
relics searching parties were formed,
and to-day scores of persons were ex
amining the ground in the vicinity.
Mounds, supposed to be Indian burial
places, were found, and the work of
digging into them will be commenced
to-morrow. Arrow-heads and stone
implements were picked up by some of
the searchers.
It is believed that this will prove one
of the most important finds of Indian
relics In the state. The country in thi<*
vicinity was a favnrlt*"* himtfne erround
of the L.cml Lenapes.— Philadelphia
Inquirer.
NOT SO WARLIKE.
Latest Venezuelan Incident the Re
sult of a Mistake.
GEORGETOWN, British Guiana, June 24.—
A much better feeling prevails here to day.
From additional Information received in
ofliclal circles regarding the arrest of Mr.
Harrison, the crown surveyor, by Venezue
lans the authorities here are not inclined to
believe that his arrest was not the result of
direct orders from Caracas, as at first re
ported, but merely the act of some local and
Irresponsible Venezuelans who acter under a
misapprehension. The government of British
Guiana has adopted this view of the case
and has so cabled the home government to
this effect „ .
SERIOUS CIRCUS. s .
Seats Broke Down and Injured Many
Society- People.
SPRINGFIELD, 111., June 24.—An accident
occurred this evening at a private circus per
formance by society people on the grounds of
James T. Jones, given for the benefit of
Christ Episcopal church. About three hun
dred prominent people were present Including
Gov. Altgeld and wife. Several sections of
the seate broke down, caused by the weight
of the spectators. About twenty persons
were Injured but fortunately a panic waa
averted. None of the Injuries were danger
oos.
SALISBURY RELIEVED.
Imperial Troops "With a. Maxim Gnn
Have Arrived.
LONDON, June 25.—Dispatches received
here from Cape Town announce that Salis
bury has been relieved by the arrival of a
small body of imperial troops, bringing a
Maxim gun, rifles and ammunition. A tele
gram from Fort Chester announces that
that point is surrounded by rebels and the
Inmates have laagered. All their cattle
have been captured by the rebels, who killed
the native herdsmen.
The Dally Telegraph has a dispatch from
Pretoria, dated June 24 (Wednesday), which
says that circumstantial rumors are in cir
culation there that Salisbury has been at
tacked by the rebellious natives and cap
tured, about fifty whites having been killed
in the assault, and fearfully mutilated.
.
A Tote Worth Keeping.
St. Louis Republic.
If the controlling element at Chicago is
inspired by good politics.or by a single pur
pose of restoring free silver coinage. It will
not necessarily leave to Republlcan§-~Uie ad
vantage of that very large vote which Is
honestly friendly to silver, but nenestly ap
prehensive of binding the goveiumnt to a
ratio without regard to present or reture val
uations of the metals. The Democratic party
can Just as well have the whole of 'that vote.
USED TflElfl POWEfI
SILVER MEX OF INDIANA SHOWED
NO MERCT TO THEIR OP
PONENTS. '
'.I
WHITE MET^ PLATFORM.
DECLARATION AS STRONG AS THE
SILVER CRONJVD COULD"
FORaf'rf.
MATTHEWS IS TllEtlt . l-'AVtI!tITE \
All Delegates To Chlcnjg j liixtruett-d
to Vote for Him Until the
Bitter End,
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., June 24.—The
Democratio state convention was the
largest ever held in the state. The
party primaries and the convention
preliminaries had been prolific of con
tests and contentions. The silver sen
timent had developed rapidly and the
advocates of free coinage had with
comparative ease captured a con
trolling Interest in the convention. But
the gold standard Democracy, In a
minority and caught napping, wak
ened to a vigorous resistance. Of the
1,747 delegates, the silver men, at first
complacent in a two-thirds majority,
found the minority so vigorous, that
they determined to use their power
mercilessly and the only advantage
claimed by the gold men at the open
ing of the convention was due to cir
cumstances which the silver men over
looked or could not control.
The silver men captured everything,
instructing their Chicago delegates to
stand through thick and thin by the
most extreme sliver deliverance and
the nomination of Claude E. Matthew*
to the presidency. The candidate for
governor, Mr. Shiveloy, appeared after
he had been declared the nominee and
made a vigorous speech giving special
attention to the silver plank.
The nominations were made as fol
lows:
Delegates at large: Daniel W. Voor
hees, David Turpie, James D. McCabe,
G. V. Menzies.
Governor, G. W. Shlveley.
Lieutenant governor, John Y. Law
ler.
Secretary of state, Samuel L. Ral
ston.
Auditor, Joseph T. Fanning.
Treasurer, Morgan Chandler.
Attorney-general, J. G. McNut.
The convention was called to order
af 10 o'clock, Robert.Cißell was chosen
to preside. Two reports were presented
by the committee ■ credentials, that
of a majority seating most of the sil
ver contestants was adopted.
The committee on resolutions offered
the following platform:
We reaffirm bur adherence to the
faithful Democratic doctrine of bimetal
lism and therefore, we demand the im
mediate-restoration of bimetallism by
the free and unrestricted coinage of
both silver and gold, as primary money,
at the ratio of 16 to 1, without waiting
for the cooperation of Great Britain
or any other foreign r power, all such
coinage to be full legal tender In pay
ment of all debts, public or private.
We believe the existing tariff laws
will be fully equal to Tall deinaaid ] for
needed revenue for' 7the expenses' of
government? economically 1 administered,
under the conditions which wjll, arise
from the ''restoration of bimetallism.
We are opposed to the redemption and
final cancellation of United States
notes (greenbacks) for any other notes,
or certificates issued by the United
State's "to circulate as money, "such re
demption and cancellation necessarily
involving an increase of the public •
debt by the issdfe of bonds and the re
duction of the currency. We demand
a sufficient, stable volume of money,
gold, silver and paper to meet the re
quirements of our ever growing popu
lation and the constant increase of our
productive industry.
We protect against the increase of the
public debt by.the Issue of interest
bearing bonds or otherwise, in a time
of peace, and.if the redemption clause
of the so-called Sherman resumption
act of 1875 authorizes, as It is claimed; •
the right of the treasury department
to issue interest bearing bonds, with
out limit, without the'jexpress and and
definite authority oJf;t congress as to
each issue of such bonds, we demand
that the provisions of such act be un
conditionally repeated." The Demo
cratic party has neverbeUeved that the
public debt was a public blessing.
We demand that .obligations of the
government of every form be paid, and
be redeemed in conformity with the
laws under which thsy were issued, in
cqin, gold and silver, ;&t the option of
the government of th^ United States,
and not at the option of the creditor.
We believe that the pension is a
vested right. We heartily endorse the
rule of Commissioner Murphy that no
name shall be arbitrarily dropped from
the rolls, and the fact of enlistment
and service should be deemed conclu
sive evidence against prior disease and
disability. We believe that public war
exists in Cuba, and that the parties
thereto ought to be accorded all the
rights of belligerents.
The platform closes as follows: We
earnestly commend Gov. Matthews, in
full confidence of success, at the elec
tion to the Democracy of the United
States, as a candidate for the presi
dency, and the delegates from Indiana
to the national convention are hereby
Instructed to cast their vote in his
favor for president, first, last and all
the time, an,d to use all honorable ef
forts to secure his nomination.
The thirty delegates strictly to re
present the Democracy of Indiana in
the Chicago national convention are
instructed to vote as. a unit upon all
questions involving platform or candi
date in the convention.
While the platform was being read
there was applause and the reference
to free silver was the occasion for the
greatest cheering of the day.
SILVER DECLARATION ADOPTED.
When it was moved, that the previous
question be demanded"/ and the plat
form adopted, there /was a wild scene.
Ex-Congressman By*rium rose to pro
test, but was cried'djpwn, and the plat
form was adopted. ' f
3enator Turpie arjpeai-ed on the plat
form. He was wildly' cheered. Mr.
Bynum again protested and demanded
that Chairman Bell'reid the rules. Fin
ally when Mr. Tufjrfs proceeded, he
spoke In favor of free silver. He said
that silver had been 'degraded by legis
lation and It could be restored in the
same way. When Senator Turpie had
concluded his remafkS. Mr. Byrium's
friends again demanded he be heard.
Then the confusion'became so Intense
that one delegate demanded that the
galleries be cleared*. *> He was cried
down. l n
While dozens of delegates were on
their feet, endeavoring to attract the
chair's attention, in the midst of. this
unusual scene, the chair announced
that the roll call would be begun for
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the nomination of a governor. The
roll call could not be proceeded with,
however, and the convention was in a
state of chaos. After Mr. Bynum had
maintained his stand In the aisle he vol
untarily returned to his seat. Ex-Con
gressman John E. Lamb then moved
that Mr. Bynum be heard for five min
utes. The chairman ordered two serge
ants-at-arms to clear the aisle. They
were proceeding to do bo, when they
were opposed by the police. There was
•a riotous scene, and it looked for a few
minutes as though Kilkenny times
w«se at hand.
Chairman Bell made a pacifying
speech. He said he had no choice in the
matter. If it was the will of the con
vention that Mr. Bynum be heard he
had no voice against him. Mr. Lamb's
motion to suspend the rules for five
minutes and listen to Mr. Bynum called
. forth a demand for a roll call. Mr.
Bynum received two-thirds vote and
was escorted to the platform. Mr. By
num said:
"I propose to offer as an amendment
for the first resolution of the platform
the declaration enunciated by the Dem
ocratic national convention in 1892,
holding to the use of both gold and sil
ver as the standard money of the coun
try. This resolution was adopted by
the last Democratic national conven
tion by a most overwhelming vote. An
amendment was offered In the conven
tion to insert the word 'free' before
'coinage' of both gold and silver and it
was overwhelmingly defeated. The
subsequent action of that convention in
nominating Grover Cleveland with bis
well-known views removed all doubts
as to that platform. Indiana, with the
full knowledge of the position of Mr.
Cleveland, Indorsed him as a candi
date.
-4,1f this was Democracy four years,
if under this banner, inscribed with
this principle, in the hands of a man
that was never known to capitulate
for terms or cease to wage warfare
until victory was done, we won the
greatest political triumph in 1892—why
should we turn our backs upon that
resolution now?"
Nominations were then declared in
order. The names of Benjamin F.
Shively and Gilbert F. Shanklln were
proposed for governor. Mr. Shanklln
arose and said he was not a candidate
and seconed the nomination of Shively.
j Mr. Bynum named W. Hooper
I for governor. Shively was nominated
j on the ballot and after completing the
I ticket as given above the convention
, adjourned.
BRADLEY'S CONGRATULATIONS.
Added to the Many Already Received
by McKinley.
CANTON, 0., June 24.— The event of today
was the call of the Republican Editorial as
sociation, of Michigan. Congressman James
O'Donnell. of Jackson, presented President
F. R. Gllson. Mr. Gilson said, In part: "We
have come to your home to add to the great
chorus of congratulation that comes to you
from a.ll over the nation. We come from
Michigan, a state that has vast agricultural
and commercial interests, all to be benefited
through your Influence."
Gov. McKinley responded, as follows: "I
count It a very great honor, as well as a very
great pleasure, to receive this visit from
the Republican editors of the state of Mich
| lgan. I have noted for many years the ability
, of the press of your state. I have noted that
- the Rpublican press has never faltered in its
loyalty to the Republican principles, and un
der all circumstances has been faithful to the
Republican cause; nor have I permitted to
pass unobserved the very friendly personal
spirit which has been shown me for long
years by the Republican editors of your state.
During the discussion "preceding the Repub
lican national convention your partiality was
so strongly marked and so generous that I
canot forbear to thank you."
"In this great national contest you will
have very much to do with the result, and I
am sure the editors of the state of Michigan,
the Republican editors, can be counted upon
to give to those great principles of our party
their best efforts this year, as they have al
ready dene in the years of the past. It has
given both Mrs. McKinley and myself gen
uine pleasure to have you in our home. We
bid you all welcome." (Applause.)
The stacks of congratulatory letters that
came to Gov. McKinley today was larger
. than ever bdltffe. Gov. Bradley, writing from
I Frankfort,-,Kjy., to Hon. William McKinley,
•said, In part:
"Allow rhe to congratulate you on. your
success. I have no doubt you will be tri
umphantly elected and that you will come
fully up to the expectations of your friends
in the discharge of every duty which may be
presented. I shall not fail to do my duty in
the approaching contest. I remain, your
friend, W. O. Bradley,"
LIBERAL MAJORITY.
It Will be Over Twenty In the Next
Canadian Honne.
MONTREAI, June 24. — According to the
latest election returns, the Liberals now have
a clear majority over all other factions of 22.
The complexion of the new house Is as
follows: Liberals. 118; Conservatives, 83; In
dependents, 11; election to be held, 1; total,
213. New elections will have to be held In
two constituencies, as Laurier and McCar
thy ran in two divisions and were elected
In both, but can represent only one.
A great many surprises were occasioned
by the results in the various provinces. Que
bec went strongly against the government,
While Ontario, where a regular revolution
was predicted, stood by Sir Charles Tupper
i better than any other section of the country.
I British Columbia, the Northwest Territory,
Manitoba, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick
each gave a stronger Liberal representation
than in the last house, while Prince Ed
ward Increased the Conservative contingent
from that province.
In Quebec, Messrs. Tallon, postmaster gen
eral; Angers, president of the council, and
Desjardines, minister of public works, all
met their Waterloo. But three Conservatives
were elected out of the eight Beats on the
island of Montreal.
In New Brunswick, the old and esteemed
Liberal veteran, A. H. Glllmore, was de
feated in Charlotte, while Col. Domville,
Liberal, captured Hon. George O. Foster's
old seat in Kings.
Hon. J. W. Longley was defeated in An
napolis and Joseph Martin in Winnipeg.
The premier was elected In Cape Breton;
Mr. Laurier in Quebec east and Saskatche
wan; Dalton McCarthy in Brandon and In
North Simcoe. A special feature of the
flght in Nova Scotia was the capture of
Cumberland by the Liberals, coupled with
the defeat of Hon. A. R. Dickey, the min
ister of Justice.
TEXAS FOR BLAND.
Emdoned Bnt Not Without Some
Opposition.
AUSTIN, Texas, June 24.—The silver state
convention reassembled this morning and after
several hours- discussion adopted their plat
form, on which a row was precipitated last
night. It di>vlareß for free coinage regardless
of foreign qouiurles. The platform also con
demns Republican fallacies.
The convention decided the matter of send
ing delegates; to Chicago by voting to send
eight delegates Instead of four, and selected
John N. Duncan, John W. Blake, Congress
man Bailey, Gov. C. A. Culberson, John -H.
Reagan, E. C. Senter, Horace Chilton and ex-
Gov. Hogg, Travis county. Congressional dis
trict delegates were also elected.
At this point much commotion was occas
ioned by tne appearance of a huge picture of
Bland coming down the center aisle of the
convention hall, and at the same time Col.
Shepard advanced to the stage and moved to
Indorse Bland for the presidency. This mo
tion was received with deafening cheers and
Senator Chilton rushed to the platform to
oppose it. Col. John Duncan also opposed
the Indorsement of Bland, and favored indors
ing ex-Gov. Hogg for the presidency. A gen
eral row ensued and the supporters of the
state administration and Hogg raised Cain in
their opposition to Bland. After much dis
cussion Bland was finally Instructed for, al
most unanimously. Messages were sent to
conventions In Ohio and Indiana informing
them that Texas had sent a straight out silver
delegation to Chicago.
ALL ONE WAY. !
Silver Men Will Control the
Georgian Convention.
MACON, Ga., June 24.—The caucus of the
silver men, held in advance of the state Dem
ocratic gathering, has practically settled the
proceedings of the convention, which will be
called to order at noon tomorrow. The tem
porary and permanent chairmen will both be
silver men, Clarence Wilson, of Fort Games,
and Steve Clay. Tbe four delegates at large
from the state are also advocates of tbe white
metal from present appearances. They are
Evan P. Howell, Pope Brown, Patrick Walsh
and Hal Lewis. The chairman of the platform
committee will be J. W. Robertson. The plat
form will declare unqualifiedly for the free
and unlimited coinage of silver at the ratio
of 16 to 1. .The conservative element has
gained one -cms two trifling victories in the or
ganization. BM& they have succeeded in pre
venting any wholesale denunciation of the ad
minlstratioii.'Jfctich was the aim of the rad
icals. The platform will, however, condemn
the bond issbe and touch adversely on the
policies of President Cleveland.
'
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STOP I Yot* k*wc run up against a Good Thing.
The best reason in the world why ]
some things sell so weH is because they i
are good. That is one reason for the j
great sales of "BATTLE AX."
But good quality is only half the story. |
The other halt is the size of a 5 cent piece. |
It is as big almost as a JO cent piece of j
other and poorer kindly
Facts are facts. Youean buy and see for
yourself. Five cents isn't much to invest.
|«UCg LOSS OF LIFE
FCARBD AS THE RESULT OF A
CLOUDDI'RST IN WEST VIR
GINIA.
REPORTS VERY MEAGER.
SOME FATAL.ITIE9 AND GREAT
DAMAGE TO PROPERTY ARE
SURELY KNOWN*.
NEW MARTINSVILLE IN DANGER.
Small Creek Which Runs Throtifl-h
the Little Village Transformed
Into a Rafting- Torrent.
WHEELING, W. Va., June 24.—Re
ports from Marshal, Wetzel and Tyler
counties, which lie Immediately south
of here are to the effect that great
damage has been done and lives have
been lost by a cloudburst about 3
o'clock this afternoon.
The latest reports from the country
districts are that the damage is enor- I
mous. Many houses are washed away j
and it is feared that there has been
much loss of life, but reports on ac- j
count of the storm are meager.
In Marshall the damage in ar.d about
Moundsvllle will reach several thou
sand dollars. Baltimore and Ohio
tracks and other property were dam
aged to the extent of $3,000 by the
washout. In Tyler county, In the vl- |
clnlty of Sistersville the storm created j
the most havoc. For the past two
days it has been raining almost inces
santly and all the little streams were
swollen to twice and thrice their nor
mal size. When the storm came this
afternoon they became raging rivers
and swept everything in their path- i
way. A mile below Sistersville the j
Ohio River railroad was washed out i
for a distance of a mile and a half, !
and the rails with the ties attached \
are lying 200 feet out of position. The
loss will be over $10,000. Several
houses were washed away and the oc
cupants narrowly escaped after ropes
were thrown to them. The Carter Oil
company lost several rigs, and it is
thought that damage to other oil prop
erties in the back part of the county
has occurred. Several instances of
teams and cattle being washed away
are reported. There were five men in
one wagon and only two of them were
rescued alive. New Martinsville, Wet
zel county, is in great danger, as Fish
ing Creek, *«rhich runs through the
town is a raging torrent* and the In
habitants of the village h^ave; taken to
the hills.
TOWS BURNED.
Worst Is Feared Regarding the Fate
of Sandlon.
SPOKANE. Wash., June 24.—Passengers ar
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riving here from the North report that Just
before the train left Kaslo this morning, a
message was received from Sandon stating
that the town was surrounded by forest fires
and threatened with destruction, before fur
ther particulars could be received tho tele
graph wires refused to work and it Is sup-,
posed the fire had reached the line. All efforts'
to reach the town by wire today have been
futile and the worst Is feared. Sandon la a
lively mining camp of about 200 people, sit
uated in tho Slocan mining district in Urllisii
Columbia.
CYCLONE SWEPT. * *T
I
Serious Wind Storm Reported Prom,
Texas.
DALLAS, Tex., June 24.—A report reached
hero this evening that a cyclone Swept across
the country from Wills Point to Waco, a dis
tance of 20 miles. The Houston & Texas
Central station at Garrett was destroyed and
heavy damage done at Wills Point an.l Waco.
Details have not been received, but it (i reared
that there has been loss of life In the track of
the storm.
KILLED THE "GUI*." '
Serious Blow to the Natives Abont
Buluwayo,
BULUWAYO, June 24.—Ilurnham, the Amer
ican scout, has killed the native "god" Mlinio
in the Matopho hills. It was Impossible to
capture him alive owing to the numbers of
Kaffirs in the vicinity. Burnham Is now burn
in all the kraals in the hills.
In for United Platform. ','
Special to the Globe.
MILBANK, S. D., June 24.—The Populist
county convention elected delegates to the
state convention at Huron and adopted reso-
I lutions indorsing the Omaha platform, de
: manding the remonetizaMon of silver at tho
; ratio of 16 to 1, and Instructing delegates
to work for the union of all reform forces
and for a union of all friends of silver. The
delegates were also Instructed to support
Henry S. Volkmar, editor of the Review, for
delegate to the national convention at St.
Louis.
Friedman Set Free. 1
BERLIN, June 24.—Dr. Kritz Friedman, for
merly the foremost criminal lawyer in Ber
lin, was acquitted today of a charge of em
bezzlement, on which he had been extra
dited from Bordeaux, France, on June 1.
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